Dr. Walter Chwals, MD

Dr. Walter Chwals, MD

Critical Care Surgery  ·  
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Age 69
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Dr. Walter Chwals, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in critical care surgery and pediatric surgery.

800 Washington St # 344

Boston, MA 02111

Contact Information

(617) 636-5025

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
  • MultiPlan
  • Tufts Health Plan

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No malpractice claims found for Massachusetts
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Dr. Chwals' conditions and procedures:

Abdominal Disorders
Abscess
Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
Adrenalectomy
All Lymphoma
Anal Disorders
Anal Fissure
Anal Fistula
Anorectal Abscess
Appendectomy, Laparoscopic
Appendectomy, Open
Appendicitis
Autoimmune Diseases
Blood Disorders
Bone Cancer
Bone Disorders
Bone Marrow Biopsy
Burn Injuries
Cancer
Colectomy
Colon and Rectal Surgery
Cyst Incision and Drainage
Decortication and Pleurectomy
Empyema
Enterostomy (Laparoscopic or Open)
Esophageal Diseases
Esophageal Fistula
Esophageal Surgery
Esophagectomy (Esophagogastrostomy, Esophagojejunostomy)
Esophagomyotomy
Excision of Breast Tumor
Excision of Rectal Tumor
Fistulectomy or Fistulotomy, Anal
Frenectomy
Gallbladder Removal
Gallbladder Removal (Cholecystectomy), Laparoscopic
Gastroenterology Procedures
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Graft vs Host Disease
Head and Neck Surgery
Heart Surgery
Hepatectomy
Hernia
Hernia Repair
Hidradenitis
Hodgkin's Disease
Incision and Removal of Foreign Object
Inguinal Hernia
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Laparoscopic
Inguinal Hernia Repair, Open
Intestinal Atresia
Kidney Surgery
Laparoscopic Surgical Procedure
Laparotomy
Lobectomy, Open
Lung Removal (Partial or Complete): Open, or Resection of Lung Tumor: Open
Lung Surgery
Lymph Node Biopsy or Excision
Meckel's Diverticulum
Mediastinal Tumors, Not Specified as Malignant
Open Diaphragmatic and-or Paraesophageal Hiatal Hernia Repair
Open Thymectomy
Osteosarcoma
Paracentesis
Pleural Neoplasm, Not Specified as Malignant
Port Placements or Replacements
Proctectomy, Open or Laparoscopic (incl. Swenson and Duhamel Procedures)
Pyloric Stenosis
Removal of Reproductive Organs (Hysterectomy, Oophorectomy, Salpingectomy, Salpingo-Oophorectomy, Resection of Peritoneal Malignancy)
Renal Transplant and Nephrectomy
Repair of Anal and Rectal Defects (Anoplasty, Repair of Imperforate Anus, Sphincteroplasty, Rectal Graft)
Second-Degree Burns
Soft Tissue Sarcoma
Spinal Nerve Block
Splenectomy
Splenectomy and Splenorrhaphy
Still's Disease
Thoracoscopic Lobectomy
Thoracoscopic Segmentectomy
Thoracoscopic Wedge Resection
Traumatic Brain Injury
Umbilical Hernia
Ventral Hernia
Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery (VATS) or Thoracotomy

About Me

Biography

Dr. Walter Chwals, MD is a critical care surgery specialist in Boston, MA and has been practicing for 32 years. He graduated from Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine in 1980 and specializes in critical care surgery and pediatric surgery.

Specialties

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Board Certifications

  • Critical Care Surgery
  • General Surgery
  • Pediatric Surgery

Education

  • 1988
    Children's Hospital Los Angeles
    Residency Hospital
    1988
  • 1986
    New Eng Deaconess Hospital
    Fellowship Hospital
    1986
  • 1985
    University Mass Med Center
    Residency Hospital
    1985
  • 1981
    University Mass Med Center
    Internship Hospital
    1981
  • 1980
    Jagiellonian University Medical College, Faculty Of Medicine
    Medical School
    1980

Languages

  • Polish
  • English

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I love doctor Walter Chwals. I was a pediatric patient for him 28 yrs ago at brenners children hospital. This doctor was excellent to not only myself but to my entire family. He made sure daily that we communicated and i felt apart of his life. He made me feel like i wasnt just a patient but his...Read More
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Highly recommend Dr. Chwals. He was my son's surgeon when my son was only 5 days old. Excellent doctor!
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Aetna
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Choice Plus Test POS II
Blue Cross Blue Shield
Blue Card Test PPO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana
BlueConnect HMO
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts
Preferred Blue PPO
Cigna
Cigna HMO
Cigna PPO
LocalPlus
Open Access Plus
First Health (Coventry Health Care)
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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care PPO
MultiPlan
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Tufts Health Plan
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